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  • US Sets New Single-Day Record for Coronavirus Infections Jul 1, 2020
       The United States marked another grim milestone Tuesday as it posted a record  47,000 new COVID-19 cases, the biggest one day increase in new infections since the start of the pandemic.   The bulk of the new infections stretches from the southwestern states of Arizona and Texas over into the western state of California, […]
  • Intelligence Leaks Provoke White House Ire Jul 1, 2020
      WASHINGTON – The White House is blaming intelligence officials who leaked information about an alleged Russian bounty program in Afghanistan for potentially blowing almost any chance of coming to a consensus on whether the threat was real.  Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany on Tuesday criticized “rogue intelligence officers” for putting the lives of U.S. troops […]
  • July 1st, 1935 Jul 1, 2020
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  • Scam Alert: Scammers, posing as APD Officers, are calling citizens and asking for money Jun 30, 2020
      The Anchorage Police Department has received information that scammers, who identify themselves as Anchorage Police Officers, are calling citizens and claiming the citizens have a warrant and need to pay money.  The names the scammers are providing are names of real APD officers.   While an officer may call you regarding a warrant, and […]
  • Coast Guard responds to number of safety, drug-related violations throughout Alaska Jun 30, 2020
      ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Coast Guard investigators and inspectors identify a concerning trend in violations of maritime law throughout the state, ranging from illegal drug use to unserviceable life-saving equipment. Investigators at Coast Guard Sector Anchorage observed an increase in the number of positive drug tests for non-credentialed mariners throughout the Arctic and Western Alaska.  Drug tests are administered for […]
  • 25 new cases of COVID-19 recorded in Alaska; 21 resident, 4 nonresident Jun 30, 2020
      The Alaska Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) Monday announced 25 new cases of COVID-19 in Alaska; 21 are residents of eight communities: Seward (8), Anchorage (6), Willow (2), Eagle River (1), Fairbanks (1), North Pole (1), Nome Census Area (1) and Wasilla (1). This brings the total number of Alaska cases to 904. […]
  • June 30th, 1958 Jun 30, 2020
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  • Surge in COVID-19 Cases Prompts Renewed Lockdowns Jun 29, 2020
      India and the United States are among parts of the world where a rise in coronavirus cases is prompting authorities to reimpose lockdown restrictions meant to stop the spread of the virus.  India reported another record one-day increase in confirmed cases Monday with nearly 20,000.  The country trails only the United States, Brazil and […]
  • Congress Calls for Probe Into Reported Russian Bounties on US Troops Jun 29, 2020
      As members of Congress called for an investigation, President Donald Trump said Sunday he was not briefed on reports that a Russian military intelligence unit offered bounties to Taliban militants in Afghanistan to kill U.S. soldiers because U.S. intelligence officials did not deem them credible. “Intel just reported to me that they did not […]
  • New polling shows dramatically low levels of support for drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge Jun 29, 2020
      Recent attempts by the Trump administration to allow drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge and to bail out oil companies during the COVID-19 pandemic with taxpayer money, as well as its criticism of banks’ decisions not to fund Arctic oil and gas development, are hugely unpopular with American voters. According to newly completed […]

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Bolton, in VOA Interview, Calls Trump Erratic, Dangerous

Bolton, in VOA Interview, Calls Trump Erratic, Dangerous

Former White House national security adviser John Bolton defended his scathing critique of President Donald Trump as an “erratic” leader, willing to undercut American security to improve his reelection prospects, during a VOA interview on Wednesday. “I think the way he makes decisions is dangerous,” Bolton told Greta…

Democratic Lawmakers ‘Outraged’ at New USAGM Chief’s Dismissals

Democratic Lawmakers ‘Outraged’ at New USAGM Chief’s Dismissals

  WASHINGTON – Two U.S. lawmakers said Thursday they are “outraged” by the dismissals that Michael Pack, the new chief executive of the U.S. Agency for Global Media, the agency that oversees Voice of America, has ordered. Pack dismissed the heads of the Middle East Broadcasting Networks, Radio…

Trump Unleashes Attacks on Bolton Book

Trump Unleashes Attacks on Bolton Book

  U.S. President Donald Trump unleashed a full-bore attack Thursday on his former national security adviser John Bolton after Bolton in a new book that called the U.S. leader an “erratic” and “stunningly uninformed” commander in chief. Trump, in a string of biting Twitter comments, called Bolton’s book…

New US Broadcast Chief Fires Agency Heads

New US Broadcast Chief Fires Agency Heads

  WASHINGTON – The new chief executive of the agency that oversees Voice of America has dismissed the…

Alaska Supreme Court Rules Better Elections Initiative is Constitutional

Alaska Supreme Court Rules Better Elections Initiative is Constitutional

  Ballot Measure 2 will appear before voters in November ANCHORAGE (Friday, June 12, 2020) – Ballot Measure…

Georgia Holds Chaotic Primary Marred by Malfunctions, Long Waits

Georgia Holds Chaotic Primary Marred by Malfunctions, Long Waits

  A disastrous primary election day in the southeastern U.S. state of Georgia Tuesday overshadowed a handful of…

Trump Announces Republicans will Pull National Convention out of North Carolina

Trump Announces Republicans will Pull National Convention out of North Carolina

  U.S. President Donald Trump said Tuesday the Republicans will move this year’s national convention from the southeastern…

After Trump’s Authoritarian ‘Law and Order’ Speech, Military Helicopters Descend Low Over DC to Intimidate Protesters

After Trump’s Authoritarian ‘Law and Order’ Speech, Military Helicopters Descend Low Over DC to Intimidate Protesters

  “What Trump did tonight is going to be remembered as a significant and grave moment in this…

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